Radio Broadcast Season Debuts This Saturday!
The season begins with a live broadcast of Verdi’s Rigoletto starring baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky in his first company performance of the title role. Tenor Matthew Polenzani co-stars as the Duke and two artists make their network broadcast debuts: Bulgarian soprano Sonya Yoncheva as Gilda and Spanish conductor Pablo Heras-Casado.
LISTEN: Saturday, December 7 at 12:30 PM WSMR 89.1 & in Tampa at 103.9
The Best Albums of 2013
All this year on Sound Opinions, we’ve heard albums that hit all the right notes, and others that can’t carry a tune. But at the end of the year, it’s a special treat to spend time with only the cream of the crop. This week, hosts Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis present the Best Albums of 2013, and they hear nominations from guest critics in the listening audience.
LISTEN: Saturday, December 7 at 2:00 PM on WUSF 89.7
| Saturday Night Jazz with Bob Seymour
Spotlight on Dave Brubeck
Dave Brubeck was a favorite of audiences throughout the world for some 60 years. He passed away at this time last year, a day before his 92nd birthday. We’ll hear the quartet in a Carnegie Hall performance, some Brubeck pieces done by other artists and reflections by the longtime drummer in the band, Joe Morello. more jazz...
LISTEN: Saturday, December 7 at 10:00 PM on WUSF 89.7
|Special Series on NPR
NAFTA 20 Years On
The trade agreement that melded the U.S., Mexico and Canada into a single market fundamentally reshaped life along the borders and altered the way business is conducted globally. NAFTA was signed into law by President Bill Clinton in 1993 and took effect in 1994. In a series of reports, NPR looks back at the debate that shaped the agreement and at the myriad changes, for better and worse, that it created.
BEGINS: Sunday, December 8 on WUSF 89.7, during Weekend Edition